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Beaded Leather Wrap Bracelet


with Michelle McCarthy

Calendar Apr 7, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

All the rage, if you google “Leather Wrap Bracelet” you’ll see why they are so popular. You’ll also wonder why they are so expensive. I’ll show you how to thread the beads between two thin straps of leather which then wraps around the wrist 1, 2 or 3 times and is clasped with a unique button. For this class we’ll wrap once around your wrist so you know the techniques to finish it off before the end of class. Then you’ll know how to “wrap” to your heart’s content. Materials fee of $20 payable to instructor at class. 


Boston Flower & Garden Show-2018

Calendar Mar 17, 2018 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

Experience the first scents and colors of spring!  Fee includes round trip Custom Coach and Limo transportation and show ticket.  Spend the morning at the show and then travel to Quincy Market.  Once at Quincy Market you can shop, lunch or explore Haymarket, the North End or the new Boston Public Market on your own.

Bowen Work-5/19/18


with Lisa Toole

Calendar May 19, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Bowenwork is a gentle, effective, noninvasive touch therapy that stimulates the body’s ability to heal itself.   In this introductory class, you will learn to apply key elements of Bowenwork to different parts of the body to:

Bowenwork is safe and appropriate for all ages and levels of physical activity.  It can be done through clothing.  If you would like to learn a safe way to promote wellness in yourself and others, this introductory Bowenwork class may be right for you.  The class fee includes a lab fee and  manual with photos and anatomical illustrations designed with care for the needs of beginners.  Class is limited to first 6 registrations. 


Crochet a Beaded Bracelet


with Michelle McCarthy

Calendar Apr 7, 2018 at 12:30 pm, runs for 1 week

his pretty bracelet is fun and easy to make. Just take a few beads, some decorative cord, a crochet hook and in short order you have a fun and funky bracelet. Beginner Crochet experience preferred, but not necessary. A great way to use up those mismatched beads that you have left over from other projects. Materials fee of $20 payable to instructor at class.

Dementia Conversations


with Anne Romney

Calendar May 1, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

This program is designed especially for working adults with a family member or close friend beginning to experience Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. Anne will share tips for addressing the difficult discussions related to dementia including medical visits, the decision to stop driving, and making legal or financial plans. Topics covered will include: the need to plan ahead, building a care team, connecting to resources for all involved, and reaching out to others living with similar challenges.

Journal Writing


with Cindy Simon

Calendar Mar 21, 2018 at 4 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Improve your well-being through journaling.  You can achieve such goals as losing weight, changing a habit, finding a job, altering relationships, shifting your lifestyle and more.  Utilize poetry & creative writing exercises to cultivate deep awareness and insights.

Know the 10 Signs


with Anne Romney

Calendar Apr 3, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

For anyone interested in learning more about the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease.  The purpose of this workshop is to provide the general public with a greater understanding of the difference between age-related memory loss and dementia and what to do if they have signs of Alzheimer’s disease. You will learn: How to tell the difference between Alzheimer’s and typical aging; steps to take if you recognize a warning sign in yourself or someone you know; the process to receiving an Alzheimer’s diagnosis; why early detection is crucial. $5 donation suggested.

Long Term Care


with Kerry Peabody

Calendar Apr 25, 2018 at 10:30 am, runs for 1 week

Long Term Care Planning is a fact of life.  Planning ahead provides reasonable assurance that when the time for long term care arrives, the individual will ahve the money and resources to determine what that care will be.  Kerry will share information about the following topics: 

  • What is Long Term Care (LTC)?
  • How much to LTC services cost?
  • How do Medicare and Medicaid pay for LTC?
  • How do you pay with your own money?
  • New insurance options that can help pay for LTC services.

This is an informational session only.  There will be no pressure to sign up for services or products.

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